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Dominique Standaert

Hop

106' - 2002 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: Dutch, French
Director: Dominique Standaert Composer: Vincent D'Hondt With: Kalomba Mboyi, Jan Decleir, Antje De Boeck
13-year-old Justin lives with his father Dieudonné in Brussels. He is a brilliant student and finds it difficult to accept his situation as an illegal citizen. For him his future lies in Belgium. His big example is Emile M’Penza, the Congolese football player who has got the Belgian nationality. To watch a match of the Red Devils, Justin pirates the cable television distribution, but he disturbs the image of the neighbours from downstairs and they call the police. Dieudonné and his son flee, but the police arrest Dieudonné. Justin desperately wants to prevent his father from being expulsed. He meets a truck driver, Frans, who contacts a lawyer to find Dieudonné’s trace. But it’s too late: he has been put on a plane. Frans advises Justin to take action …

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Credits

Director

Dominique Standaert

Composer

Vincent D'Hondt

With

Kalomba Mboyi, Jan Decleir, Antje De Boeck

Scenario

Dominique Standaert

Director of Photography

Rémon Fromont

Editor

Dominique Lefever

Producer

Michel Houdmont, Dominique Standaert, Thierry De Coster

More information

Dialogue

Dutch, French

Countries of production

Belgium

Year

2002

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